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Public Integrity Charges Filed Today

Conflict of Interest Charges Filed Against Former Paso Robles School District Employee

Today, the District Attorney’s Office Public Integrity Unit filed a criminal complaint against Gregg Joseph Wangard, of Paso Robles, for violations of conflict of interest laws while he was...

Tyrell Paul Hebert, (DOB: 06-06-1984), Booking Photo

Jury Convicts Tyrell Paul Hebert of Domestic Violence and Attempted Criminal Threats

District Attorney Dan Dow announced that on October 24, 2019, a San Luis Obispo County Jury has found Tyrell Paul Hebert (35) guilty of Domestic Violence. These charges include of corporal injury...

William Martinez Perez, (DOB 08-09-1960), Booking Photo

Jury Convicts William Martinez Perez of Multiple Counts of Child Molestation

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a San Luis Obispo County jury has found Nipomo resident William Martinez Perez (59) guilty of six felony counts of lewd act on a child under the age...


DA Seeks Life in Prison Without Parole for Murder of Nancy Woodrum

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today his decision to seek life in prison without the possibility of parole in the case of Carlo Alberto Fuentesflores (5-27-1976) for the May 5, 2018 murder of...

(Levente Laszlo Lazar (DOB:05/07/1992))

Jury Convicts Indiana Man of Murdering his Mother in Grover Beach

This morning, a San Luis Obispo County Jury convicted Indiana resident Levente Laszlo Lazar (DOB:05/07/1992) of murdering his mother Athena Valentiny (64) in her Grover Beach home on October 24...

Beau Even Brigham, dob 5-1-1986

Man Sentenced to Prison for Solicitation of Murder Using ‘Dark Web’ Internet

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Beau Evan Brigham (33) has been sentenced to three years in State Prison for the solicitation of the murder of his stepmother who lives in San Luis...

David William Platek; source:

David Platek Charged with Felony Identity Theft for using Fake Facebook Account

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that David William Platek has been charged with felony identity theft for impersonation of Kevin P. Rice on Facebook. Platek is alleged to have used a fake...

Fausto Ortega Maldonado (DOB 11/19/1990)

Murder Charges Filed for July Stabbing Death of Paso Robles Man

Fausto Ortega Maldonado (28) has been charged with murder for the stabbing death of Primitivo Pacheco Ortega (20). Mr. Ortega’s body was found near Estrella and Hog Canyon Roads in San Miguel on...